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Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital

Overview

Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital is situated on the West Rand in Johannesburg. The healthcare professionals at this world-class hospital appreciate the importance of quality in delivery of service, and embrace caring principles of empathy, ethics, excellence and empowerment. This modern and sophisticated hospital has 220 beds and 10 theatres, and the facility is equipped to deal with routine, more serious and extensive procedures. There are several highly specialised units, such as the neuro-orthopaedic unit, an infertility clinic and a renal unit. A large team of doctors and specialists from 24 medical and surgical disciplines is available for consultation. A combination of quality and clinical excellence, supported by a passion for people is what makes Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital a hospital of choice.

Emergency unit
011 796 6519; 011 796 6523; 011 796 6716
Main Reception
011 796 6500
Email
wilgeheuwel.communication@lifehealthcare.co.za
Physical address
Corner of Paul Kruger road and Amplifier Road, Radiokop Ext 13, Roodepoort, 1724
GPS
-26.09184 : 27.924491
Hospital Manager
Adri Botes
Visiting hours

For visitation exceptions around neonatal ICU and paediatric wards contact the hospital directly or click here for more information.

We welcome all of our patients’ visitors, as we know what a difference the support of close family and friends can make. Please note that our patients do need their rest to recover, therefore we ask all visitors co-operation to keep the noise levels down between 13h00 and 15h00, during Rest and Sleep time.

Visiting hours

General wards:
Two visitors per day per patient between 15h00-16h00 and 19h15-20h15

Paediatric Wards/ICU:
One parent will be permitted to sleep in with an admitted paediatric patient.
The other parent will be permitted between 15h00-16h00 and 19h15-20h15

Nursery and Neonatal ICU:
Parents may visit together between 8h00 and 20h00. The duration of the visit will be at the discretion of the unit manager.
No visitors between 06h45 - 07h15 and 18h45 – 19h15 (nurse's handover), in addition to 13h00 – 15h00 (Quiet time).
No children, siblings or other family members will be allowed.

Adult ICUs:
Two visitors per patient per day between 15h00-16h00 and 19h15-20h15

Critically ill patients:
Family visitation may be allowed subject to special arrangements with the hospital manager.

Confinement – partner support in theatre/labour ward:
Please liaise with your doctor/the hospital you have booked at for the birth of your baby.

 Medical services

  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Endocrinology
  • Ear, nose & throat surgery
  • Fertility Clinic
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • Internal medicine (physician)
  • Maxillo-facial surgery
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Paediatric Neurology
  • Pathology
  • Plastic & reconstructive surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Robotic surgery
  • Urology

Ancillary services

  • Antenatal classes
  • Audiology & speech therapy
  • Baby clinic
  • Biokinetics
  • Dietetics
  • Indoor hydrotherapy pool
  • Occupational therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Postnatal clinic
  • Renal dialysis unit (14 beds)
  • Doctors
Audiology and speech therapy
Ms Celeste de Freitas 011 795 2909
Cardiologist
Dr Rob Leibbrandt 011 794 1720 / 011 794 1817
Dietician(s)
Ms Amanda van Huysteen 082 452 7347
Ms Liezel Koekemoer 083 658 9248
Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)
Dr Neels van Schalkwyk 011 472 2272
Dr Phillip Pio 011 794 4790 / 011 794 4788
Dr Stefaan Bouwer 011 794 4790 / 011 794 4788
Emergency unit head
Dr Michael Waldeck 011 796 6622 / 011 796 6549
Endocrinologist
Dr Gita Makan 011 796 6686
Gastroenterologist
Dr Hilda Smith 010 595 4582
General surgeon(s)
Dr André Baars 011 475 6826 / 011 475 6885
Dr Blikkies Booyse 011 794 3364 / 011 794 8575
Dr Fayyaz Hameed 011 794 1583 / 011 794 9701
Dr Lydia Kilani 011 796 6686
Dr Maciej Pawlak 011 758 6566
Dr Pieter Swart 011 796 6856
Gynaecologist(s) and Obstetrician(s)
Dr Deshini Packirisamy 011 795 1329
Dr Bernie Potgieter 011 796 1100
Dr Dawid Schulz 011 796 1100
Dr Elmarie Wypkema 011 794 7710
Infertility Clinic/I.F.B Lab
Dr Nomonde Gumata 011 796 6732
Maxillo facial surgeon(s)
Dr Shailen Dulabh 011 794 8530
Dr Johan Vorster 011 472 2321
Mammography and Bone Densitometry
Mammography and Bone Densitometry Centre 011 794 4688
Nephrologist(s)
Dr Malcolm Davies 011 796 6686
Dr Nina Diana 011 796 6686
Neurologist
Dr Jasvina Ranchhod 011 796 6690
Dr Comfort Shaba 011 796 6686 / 011 951 0415
Dr Desmond Shamley 011 794 4358 / 011 794 4261
Neurosurgeon(s)
Dr Antonie Botha 011 794 5518 / 011 794 5528
Dr Ian Human 010 021 0141
Dr Lebo Modikeng 011 796 6645
Occupational Therapist(s)
OT Zone Inc 011 475 9480
Emergencies 079 491 6450
OT Zone Adult physical and Neuro Rehab 060 477 9950
Ophthalmologist(s)
Dr Irene Freed
(Emergencies / after hours)
011 201 4625
082 569 9725
Dr Suzanne Smith
(Emergencies / after hours)
011 201 4625
082 569 9725
Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr Graeme Davis 087 158 3016
Dr Manie de Wilde 011 794 9693 / 011 794 6841
Dr Neil Freed 011 794 8629
Dr Anne Maina 011 796 6686 / 011 278 8758
Dr Philip Mostert 011 794 5758 / 011 794 7386
Dr Gavin O'Brien 011 795 4291 
Dr Tollie Oosthuizen 011 794 3371 / 011 794 3376
Dr Coenie Pretorius 011 470 7860
Dr Franz Snyman 011 795 4038 / 011 795 4101
Dr Ian Steyn 079 345 9148
Dr Jaco Strobos 011 794 9936 / 011 794 9937
Paediatrician(s)
Dr Khau Mungoni 011 794 3409
Dr Ed Neethling 011 794 1504
Dr Harshad Ranchod 011 794 3409
Dr Karin Simmank 011 794 8161
Dr Izanie Weideman 011 794 1504
Paediatric Neurologist
Dr Bernice Naborn 011 794 1504
Paediatric Surgeon
Dr Zubrina Solomon 011 796 6686
Pathologist(s)
AMPATH 011 794 3235 / 011 709 1543
Lancet Laboratories 011 699 1980
Physician(s)
Dr Robin Ballantine 011 794 4022
Dr Julia Botha 011 794 3604
Dr Andrian Dreyer 011 794 1720 / 011 794 1817
Dr Erich Holz 011 796 6571
Dr Anneli Korb 083 538 9384
Physiotherapist(s)
Bell, Rogers and Harris 011 794 4566
Ingrid Klerck 011 794 2380
Ciné Kruger 083 371 0276
Poulter - Simon 011 796 6714 / 011 794 6833
Plastic & Reconstructive surgeon(s)
Dr Anton Brewis 011 794 7705 / 011 758 6490
Dr Magnus Potgieter 011 794 7705
Psychiatrist(s)
Dr Marie Buchner 011 794 8629
Dr Alma Kalaba 011 795 1129 / 011 792 8674
Pulmonologist
Dr Ziyaad Laher 011 796 6591
Radiologist(s)
Dr Van Rensburg and Partners 011 794 4688
Reproductive Medical Specialist(s)
Dr Nomonde Gumata 011 796 6732
Rheumatologist(s)
Dr Romela Benitha 011 795 2887
Dr Marilyn Reddy  011 794 4942
Urologist(s)
Dr George Bell 011 794 1161 / 011 470 7966
Dr Marius Conradie 011 794 1161 / 011 794 2911
Dr Colin Martheze 011 758 6469
Dr Reuben Ras 011 470 7966 / 011 796 1100
Dr Piet Steyn 011 794 1161 / 011 794 2911
Dr Corne van Graan 011 794 3549

Contact us

Physical address

Corner of Paul Kruger & Amplifier Road
Radiokop Ext 13
Roodepoort
1724

Postal address

Private Bag X11
Honeydew
2040

Contact details

Main Reception

Paediatric ward

Ward 2

Maternity ward

Ward 5

Ward 6

Ward 7

ICU

High Care

Paediatric ICU

Day Ward

Pharmacy

Emergency unit

Day and night manager on call

 

011 796 6500

011 796 6555

011 796 6522

011 796 6754

011 796 6520

011 796 6602

011 796 6678

011 796 6693

011 796 6718

011 796 6642

011 796 6770

011 796 6541

011 796 6519; 011 796 6523; 011 796 6716

079 040 0227

Fax

086 648 7533

Hospital Manager

Adri Botes

Email

wilgeheuwel.communication@lifehealthcare.co.za

Map

Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital